Coster Associates (C&A) has extensive experience assisting out clients in a wide range of industries. Services range from legal advice, simple representation, legal checking and consulting, and contract drafting and document preparation, up to assisting our clients to creating entirely new companies, establishing manufacturing facilities, franchising, debts recovery, crisis management, administrative control management, and much more.
Aeronautics and Aviation
Success Story : C&A assisted a client to successfully set up subsidiary corporations in Hong Kong and China with various and prepared and arranged for labor questions and legal immigration of the client's expat staff members to live and work in Asia.
Biotech, Pharmaceuticals, Health and Healthcare
Success Story : C&A successfully proceeded to a due diligence of a medical device Chinese manufacturer to be purchased by its client. Its discovered unexpected risks and offered the best contractual term to conduct the purchasing despites of the discovery until the end by securing the contractual terms of the share purchase contract.
Cosmetics and Beauty Products
Success Story : One of C&A's clients needed help moving into China for sales and distribution of their products. C&A registered their trademarked products and assisted in negotiations and contracts with Chinese distributors. Subsequently the venture was so successful that C&A was called upon two years later to assist in creating a subsidiary corporation in China.
Success Story : C&A has a wide experience to efficiently collect debts on behalf of its clients
Electronics and Connectors
Success Story : C&A helped a client expand their presence in China by closing their representative office and creating a subsidiary corporation in Shanghai based on their existing WOFE registered in Beijing. C&A help another client to redraft its employee's handbook in its Shanghai manufacturing and execute it. Twelve months after, the whole employees of the manufacturing started a strike. C&A assist the client to dismiss all the strikers based on the new employee handbook, who lost in front of the labour arbitration commission.
Success Story : C&A assisted our client to establish an entirely new engineering company to serve their interests in Asia.
Success Story : A fashion company saw the opportunity to expand into Asia so C&A was selected to draft a legally binding distribution contract with a local partner. This allowed the Asian partner to easily distribute our client's products, and resulted in over 50 retail shops being opened very quickly.
Food, Beverages and Wine
Success Story : C&A registered our client's trademark in Asia, then negotiated an agent sales contract in South Korea and a distribution contract for China. Later C&A provided legal assistance for franchising the client's products and setting up two retail stores in China.
Success Story : C&A has an extensive experience to set up franchising in China (in food, beverage and wine industry, in textile industry, etc.), from the drafting of the confidentially & disclosure agreement to the franchising contract and its execution.
Success Story : C&A helped a logistics company liquidate their interests in their existing International Logistics WOFE in China so that they could expand by setting up a National WOFE with less restrictive duty.
Success Story : C&A has provided trademark-protection assistance, investigated and prosecuted counterfeiting for registered trademark products in China, including goods protected by Customs and AIC laws.
Success Story : When a client wanted to begin manufacturing their products in Asia, C&A assisted in legalities required to set up the plant, advised on worker's safety and protection, and local health codes and assisted in industrial risk mitigation, in particular environmental risks.
Success Story : C&A assists investors and companies in need of legal representation, document preparation, advisory services and more for sales, purchase, investment, funding, bail-outs and similar for non-publicly traded entities in Asia and globally.
Success Story : C&A assisted our client in drafting a letter of intent to secure land to build a manufacturing facility on, then after construction was complete C&A facilitated signing of the lease contract.
Technology, Media and Telecom
Success Story: Digital media is the fastest growing industry in the world, and the trend is not expected to change. C&A assists technology, media, and telecom companies looking to enter or expand in Asia.
Success Story: A large textiles company retained C&A to assist in their Asia expansion efforts by registering their trademarks, establishing three separate holdings companies in Hong Kong, and three separate WOFEs in China to ensure that their entire market in Mainland China and its autonomous regions are adequately cared for over the coming years.
Trading, Importing and Exporting
Success Story: C&A has assisted many clients in drafting international trade and commerce contracts, purchase and sale of commercial property and products, and legal establishment of representative entities within Asia to perform import and export trading. C&A also helps theses clients to solve customs legal matters.
How Can C&A Help You?
Starting, operating, maintaining, growing, protecting, and even closing a business in Asia is not easy if you do not have the necessary knowledge and experience. C&A has helped countless clients, the biggest and the smallest, in the industries mentioned above and is able to efficiently help you too. To learn more about the wide variety of business and personal legal services C&A offers visit our Services Page.
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